Transcript of "22 May 13 Ready and Resilient Update"
Ready & ResilientSoldier & FamilyUpdate•Welcome to 82d/Ft Bragg•Self Development/Interests•Your Health•Let’s Get Physical•Money Matters•Relationships•Child/Parent/Youth•Ft Bragg Activities•Community Activities•Time to Transition (PCS/ETS)•Special Offers•Flyers
Welcome to the 82d/Ft Bragg Pictures from All American Week arebeing posted on the 82d AirborneFacebook Page. To download high-resolution DivisionRun photos, visit our DVIDS link athttp://www.dvidshub.net/image/936864/all-american-week-division-run.
Self Development/Interests Blue Star Families 2013 Lifestyle SurveyBlue Star Families recently released the findings of its fourth annualMilitary Family Lifestyle Survey. In the fall of last year, Blue Star Familiessurveyed more than 5,100 military family members online to find out thetop concerns of the military community. Among the most important issueswere military child education, the effects of deployment on children, andmilitary spouse employment. Thirty-five percent of respondents listedpay/benefits as the top issue of military family life. At the survey releasebriefing held at the Capitol Visitors Center, guests were addressed bySenate and House Military Family Caucus Co-Chairs CongresswomanCathy McMorris-Rodgers and Congressman Sanford Bishop, along with apanel of military family members, service members, and militarycommunity leaders that fleshed out the survey findings further. The fullreport is available to read or download here.MyMilitaryLife, Now with 10 Life Paths The National Military Family Association announced that their popularfirst-of-its-kind mobile app now features 10 life paths to help militaryfamilies navigate the many adventures the military takes them on. Withmore than 10,000 official military and community support websitesproviding information for military families, it is often difficult to navigatewhich sites are supplying credible information. Families are left scouringthe internet to try and piece together the best resources to support the nextsteps in their life. For the first time families have access to trustedinformation right at their fingertips, specifically identified for their currentlife challenges and goals. Life Paths include deployment, having a baby,moving, and spouse employment, and some of the app’s key featuresinclude customized to-do lists, push notifications, and due date reminders.Click here to read more and download MyMilitaryLife to your Apple andAndroid devices.
Your Health Womack Army Medical Center Memorial Day hoursWomack Army Medical Center specialty careclinics will be closed on Friday, May 24th for atraining holiday and Monday, May 27th forMemorial Day.The primary care clinics will be open on Friday,May 24th on the training holiday. They will beclosed on Monday, May 27th for Memorial Day.This includes Clark Health Clinic, Joel Healthand Dental Clinic, Robinson Health Clinic,Troop and Family Medical Clinic and WomackFamily Medicine Residency Clinic....The Fayetteville and Hope Mills CommunityBased Clinics will be open during their normalhours on Friday, May 24th..The Emergency Department is always availablefor emergencies. To reach the EmergencyDepartment, please call 911.
Lets Get PhysicalLEARN TO SWIM PROGRAM• Taught by ARC certified Water Safety instructors• Eight 30-minute lessons Monday – Thursday (Fridays reserved for rain dates)• All children must be registered with CYSS prior to enrolling for swim lessons$50 Per ChildAges 6 month to 17 yearsPlease call CYSS Central Registration for an appointment to register your children at 910-396-8110/5128.Registration is located in the Soldier Support Center on the 4th floorBe sure to bring to your appointment: • All completed forms • Identification/Proof ofEligibility • Child’s Birth Certificate • Children ages 0 - 4th grade’s current immunizationrecord • Three (3) local emergency contacts other than you or your spouseGo to http://www.fortbraggmwr.com/aquatics/#youth to see session dates & times as well asprogram descriptions and registration datesSession 1 registration is May 15 - June 12Session 2 registration is June 26 - July 10Session 3 registration is July 24 - 31
Money Matters Looking to buy or sell a new car?POV Resale Catalog – Check out ournew inventory!The POV Resale Lot is located next tothe North Post Commissary at Glider &Chute. POV resale lot is a used car lotwhere soldiers can park their cars for saleand customers can come look at them.Registration for POV resale lot is $15.Registrants must have a current vehicleregistration. Please call (910) 396-8665for more information.
Child/Parent/Youth Summer Youth Camps 2013Registration and program information can be found here:http://fortbraggmwr.com/CYS/summercamps2013.pdf Operation Purple Family RetreatsApplications are now available for 2013 Family Retreats.Coming back together after a deployment can be difficult.Operation Purple Family Retreats provide military familieswith the opportunity to reconnect –as a family. We are usingour popular ‘camp’ approach and bringing families tobeautiful outdoor locations in order to provide fun familyoriented activities, new memory making, and the ability tospend quality time together. Specially adaptedcommunication activities developed by FOCUS (FamiliesOverComing Under Stress ™) ensure families return homestronger. Families are able to connect in a “purple”environment that brings families from all ranks and servicesincluding National Guard and Reserve components togetheras a community. We are climbing, hiking, canoeing, bonding,eating s’mores, and more!Upcoming Camp: YMCA Blue Ridge Assembly - BlackMountain, NC August 9-12, 2013
Ft Bragg ActivitiesThe 96th Civil Affairs will be hosting a blooddrive on the 31 of May from the hours of 0900-1400 hours. The location for this event will be inthe 96th Civil Affairs Battalion (A) Classroombuilding 2243 located on Son Tay Rd.Estimated time 45-60 minutes. Computer Registration (5 min). Donor Card Station (5 min): Complete DDForm 572. Screening Station (5 min): Temperature,Pulse, Blood Pressure, Hemoglobin. Confidential Interview (10 min): ReviewDD Form 572, Ask and Answer Questions. Issue Collection Bag (5 min). Collect Blood (15 min). Refreshments (10 minutes)
Community Activities Craft FestivalSaturday, May 25 8:00a to 4:00pFayetteville Bible Chapel Festival/ Bazaar 414County Club Dr Fayetteville, NC (910) 587-7891Admission Free - Several craft and other vendors.Good food. Free face painting for kids Blues n BrewsSaturday, Jun 1 5:00p to 10:00pFestival Park Fayetteville, NCCape Fear Regional Theatre presents the 10thAnnual Blues n Brews Festival! Featuring over 15of the finest Breweries in the southeast, as well aslots of down home blues music, this eventpromises to be fun for the entire family. Bring yourlawn chairs or a blanket and spend the afternoonand evening relaxing in the Festival Park!http://www.cfrt.org/bluesnbrews.php
Time to Transition (PCS/ETS) Moving Tip - Websites to BookmarkWhether you are a first time mover or a seasoned relocationpro it may be helpful to bookmark these essential relocationmoving websites. To start you off, visit Plan My Move, aninteractive relocation website with a customizable checklistand contact information. To find out more information aboutyour next duty station, visit the Military INSTALLATIONSwebsite. Here you’ll find phone numbers and addresses for allof the services, programs, and resources on your newinstallation. To set up and navigate your move, you’ll need tovisit the Department of Defense (DoD) Household GoodsPortal. You’ll also use this page to contact your movingcompany and to submit a claim. You may also find it helpfulto bookmark the Automated Housing Referral Network – theofficial DoD and Service housing network designed to helpyou find your next home. AHRN includes listing of availablehomes both on and off the installation.As you check your packing list, be sure to add these essentialrelocation websites to your list:Plan My Move websiteMilitary INSTALLATIONS websiteDepartment of Defense (DoD) Household Goods PortalAutomated Housing Referral Network
Special Offers Fort Bragg is monitoring Craigslist andother websites for people selling ticketsto the Coca Cola 600 that were given tothem free through generous donations.If you took tickets that you cannot use,please find another service member togive them to. Thank you!